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Walt Disney Essay

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Walt Disney was born on December 5th 1901 in Hermosa, Illinois. Disney was one of 5 children, 4 boys and a girl. He grew up in Marceline, Missouri, where he started art work; painting and drawing. He was always surrounded by friends and family. He sold this art to neighbors and friends. At age 10 he moved, and was introduced to his love for trains and mechanics. Disney went to McKinley High School; he took many classes including drawing and photography classes. ...view middle of the document...

Later in life he perused a cartoon artist career for a newspaper, but instead he got a job at a film company that made animated commercials, where he made animations out of cutouts.
Walt Disney has contributed a lot to America. He made many inspirational Disney movies, and even made a theme park, and not just in America! He’s made thousands and thousands of jobs that helps society, but he’s also made society more fun. Dreaming is believing and believing is doing, he thought that to the world. Like I said believing is doing, he inspired me to follow my dreams, not just dream it but do it. He’s shown that anything is possible.

H-Harness-He wanted to go into the Army, but declined because of his age, he decided to be an artist.
U-Underestimate- He dropped out of high school, but after he wasn’t permitted to the Army he went to an Art School.
N-Network- His first real job his brother set up, he animated for commercials.
T-Take- He started with a cartoonist for a school paper, and wanting to go into the comics section of the newspaper, but instead taking a job with a filming company.

Crowther, B.. "Walt Disney Biography." Bio. true story. A E Publishing Networks,LLC, 2002. Web. 12 Aug 2012. <>.

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